Inception was able to rake in $53.7m with approximately 7.4 million admissions from over 7,500 screens in 51 markets including previews. The film's international cume is now $170 million, which puts its worldwide total at $363 million.
Christopher Nolan's mind-bender opened in first place in Germany with the equivalent of $7.1 million from 715 locations.
Toy Story 3 added another $39.1 million from 48 territories representing 93% of the international marketplace. The film's international total is now $430 million and that boosts its worldwide total $826.1 million. Toy Story 3 is Disney's #2 highest grossing film of all time. Key highlights this weekend included:
United Kingdom - Earned $12.4 million and was #1 for the second weekend in a row. In only 14 days, Toy Story 3 now stands as the 3rd biggest animated title ever released in this territory with a cumulative $61.4M.
Japan - Has ranked as the #1 title in the market for four consecutive weekends, realizing $7.1 million to increase its overall result to $61.8M.
Spain - In its second weekend, the Disney/Pixar effort is maintaining its position as the dominant film in the marketplace, earning $3.3 million and raising its cumulative performance to $15.5M.
Salt was able to bring in $24.5 million over the weekend, pushing its international cume to $32.8 million. The spy thriller posted strong numbers in Russian ($5.5 million), Japan ($3.9 million) and Brazil ($2.3 million).